Friday, May 24, 2019

Homework Number 4-48 (05/24/2019)
Book Sale on Thursday, May 30th (Your first book is free, all others are $1)

Math

Science
Use pages 550-564 of your textbook to help you complete a graphic organizer that shows the organization of plant types  Start with PLANTS, then split into VASCULAR and NONVASCULAR. You should have nine or ten boxes in your graphic organizer and each box should have content vocabulary or an example.  Remember to include a BIG History connection for each box. Please work on loose-leaf or white paper.  I will collect and grade your work. (50 points)


You will also have a quiz based on this material on Tuesday.

ELA

Social Studies
The plan of your BIG History essay is due on Tuesday.  Use the rubric below to help you
complete your work.


Introduction
Body1
Body 2
Body 3
Conclusion

1. Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points) 
  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points).
  • Give detail and background about your topic (including at least one date) and explain why it is an important part of history that people should know about (40 points).  You should write two body paragraphs for this part.  Use details from your research.
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and other material you learned about this year in any of your classes.  Explain how these two topics (ants and slavery, for example) are connected (20 points).
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points).
YOU MAY WRITE IN THE FIRST PERSON (use the word “I”) FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.
(Plan your writing so that the final product is an organized essay like the ones that we have been writing all year. You do not need a counterclaim for this essay. Ask for an essay rubric if you need help.)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Homework Number 4-47

Math

Science
Read pages 553-555 in your science textbook.  Answer questions 3-5 on page 555.

ELA

Social Studies
The plan of your BIG History essay is due on Monday.  Use the rubric below to help you complete your work..


Introduction
Body1
Body 2
Body 3
Conclusion

Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points)
This is how I will grade your final copy, which is due on Friday.
  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points).
  • Give detail and background about your topic (including at least one date) and explain why it is an important part of history that people should know about (40 points).  You should write two body paragraphs for this part.  Use details from your research.
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and other material you learned about this year in any of your classes.  Explain how these two topics (ants and slavery, for example) are connected (20 points).
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points).
YOU MAY WRITE IN THE FIRST PERSON (use the work “I”) FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.

(Plan your writing so that the final product is an organized essay like the ones that we have been writing all year. You do not need a counterclaim for this essay. Ask for an essay rubric if you need help.)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Homework Number 4-46
Please bring in your permission slip and money for the end-of-year trip.

Please bring in your trip slips for both field days.

Math
Blue Handbook
Read pages 302-303.  Answer page 303, numbers 11-12 and page 305, numbers 22-27.

Science
Read pages 550-552 in your textbook.

  1. Use the top of page 550 to compare nonvascular plants to amphibians.
  2. Answer questions 1-3 on page 552.

ELA
Study for the vocabulary quiz on chapter 5 and 6 words.
Short response questions (on loose-leaf):
1. Do you think Twelves should be treated as adults?
2. Describe the role of pain and difficulties in our lives.

Social Studies
The draft and published copy of your BIG History map is due tomorrow.  Follow the success criteria below.


BIG History Project

You will get four grades for your BIG History Project.
  • A Writing Piece
  • A Visual on Construction Paper
  • A Timeline
  • A Map

1. Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points) 
  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points).
  • Give detail and background about your topic (including at least one date) and explain why it is an important part of history that people should know about (40 points).  You should write two body paragraphs for this part.  Use details from your research.
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and other material you learned about this year in any of your classes.  Explain how these two topics (ants and slavery, for example) are connected (20 points).
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points).
YOU MAY WRITE IN THE FIRST PERSON (use the word “I”) FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.
(Plan your writing so that the final product is an organized essay like the ones that we have been writing all year. You do not need a counterclaim for this essay. Ask for an essay rubric if you need help.)

2. Grading Rubric for the Visual on Construction Paper (100 points)
  • The date or range of dates must appear at the top left (20 points).
  • The title, which identifies the topic, should appear across the top (20 points.)
  • One key fact or idea about your topic must be represented on the page (20 points).
  • You must have an attractive, interesting visual about your topic (picture, cartoon, sketch, graph etc.) (20 points).
  • Your work must be neat; use correct spelling (20 points).

3. Grading Rubric for the Timeline on Graph Paper (50 points)
·      The title (the topic) is at the top of the page (10 points).
·      Your timeline is neat and there is a regular interval in the date range (20 points).
·      You have at least ten facts on your timeline with clear, accurate dates; you observed correct spelling.  At least five of your facts should be about your topic. Up to five facts on your timeline can be about other topics (20 points).

4. Map (50 points)
·      Include a title for your map (10 points).
·      Draw a map that gives background or helps to explain your topic.  If you print a map, you must color it or find some other way to customize it. Your map should be easy to read and attractive. (20 points).
·      Include a map key to explain what is on your map (10 points).

·      All labels and parts of the key are spelled correctly (10 points).

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Homework Number 4-45 (05/21/2019)

Please remember to bring in your trip slip and money for the end-of-year trip.

Math
Complete the Math worksheet on irregular shapes.

Science
Draw the plant classification diagram from page 548 in your textbook.  Please draw in your UA notebook.


Write definitions for the four terms written in white at the top of the diagram.

ELA

Social Studies
The draft and published copy of your BIG History map is due on Thursday.  Use color and follow the success criteria on the website.



BIG History Project

You will get four grades for your BIG History Project.
  • A Writing Piece
  • A Visual on Construction Paper
  • A Timeline
  • A Map

1. Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points) 
  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points).
  • Give detail and background about your topic (including at least one date) and explain why it is an important part of history that people should know about (40 points).  You should write two body paragraphs for this part.  Use details from your research.
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and other material you learned about this year in any of your classes.  Explain how these two topics (ants and slavery, for example) are connected (20 points).
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points).
YOU MAY WRITE IN THE FIRST PERSON (use the word “I”) FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.
(Plan your writing so that the final product is an organized essay like the ones that we have been writing all year. You do not need a counterclaim for this essay. Ask for an essay rubric if you need help.)

2. Grading Rubric for the Visual on Construction Paper (100 points)
  • The date or range of dates must appear at the top left (20 points).
  • The title, which identifies the topic, should appear across the top (20 points.)
  • One key fact or idea about your topic must be represented on the page (20 points).
  • You must have an attractive, interesting visual about your topic (picture, cartoon, sketch, graph etc.) (20 points).
  • Your work must be neat; use correct spelling (20 points).

3. Grading Rubric for the Timeline on Graph Paper (50 points)
·      The title (the topic) is at the top of the page (10 points).
·      Your timeline is neat and there is a regular interval in the date range (20 points).
·      You have at least ten facts on your timeline with clear, accurate dates; you observed correct spelling.  At least five of your facts should be about your topic. Up to five facts on your timeline can be about other topics (20 points).

4. Map (50 points)
·      Include a title for your map (10 points).
·      Draw a map that gives background or helps to explain your topic.  If you print a map, you must color it or find some other way to customize it. Your map should be easy to read and attractive. (20 points).
·      Include a map key to explain what is on your map (10 points).

·      All labels and parts of the key are spelled correctly (10 points).

Monday, May 20, 2019

Homework Number 4-44 (05/20/2019)

Math

Science
Complete a sketch of the animal that you are studying in your spiral UA notebook.  Practice drawing in three dimensions (with solid shapes) and using shading.




ELA

Social Studies

The draft and published outline are due tomorrow.  Follow the success criteria below.  (You may begin planning the essay if you are ready.)

BIG History Project

You will get four grades for your BIG History Project.
  • A Writing Piece
  • A Visual on Construction Paper
  • A Timeline
  • A Map

1. Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points) 
  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points).
  • Give detail and background about your topic (including at least one date) and explain why it is an important part of history that people should know about (40 points).  You should write two body paragraphs for this part.  Use details from your research.
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and other material you learned about this year in any of your classes.  Explain how these two topics (ants and slavery, for example) are connected (20 points).
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points).
YOU MAY WRITE IN THE FIRST PERSON (use the word “I”) FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.
(Plan your writing so that the final product is an organized essay like the ones that we have been writing all year. You do not need a counterclaim for this essay. Ask for an essay rubric if you need help.)

2. Grading Rubric for the Visual on Construction Paper (100 points)
  • The date or range of dates must appear at the top left (20 points).
  • The title, which identifies the topic, should appear across the top (20 points.)
  • One key fact or idea about your topic must be represented on the page (20 points).
  • You must have an attractive, interesting visual about your topic (picture, cartoon, sketch, graph etc.) (20 points).
  • Your work must be neat; use correct spelling (20 points).

3. Grading Rubric for the Timeline on Graph Paper (50 points)
·      The title (the topic) is at the top of the page (10 points).
·      Your timeline is neat and there is a regular interval in the date range (20 points).
·      You have at least ten facts on your timeline with clear, accurate dates; you observed correct spelling.  At least five of your facts should be about your topic. Up to five facts on your timeline can be about other topics (20 points).

4. Map (50 points)
·      Include a title for your map (10 points).
·      Draw a map that gives background or helps to explain your topic.  If you print a map, you must color it or find some other way to customize it. Your map should be easy to read and attractive. (20 points).
·      Include a map key to explain what is on your map (10 points).

·      All labels and parts of the key are spelled correctly (10 points).